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About hard drive, forex and data loss

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b2ap3_thumbnail_iStock_000010798014XSmall.jpgHard drive data loss can occur for many reasons. You cannot insure yourself against it, but you can reduce the possibility of such sequence of events. Firstly, you should not overheat the drive. The spinning speed of modern hard drive platters is much higher than it has been before and, thus, it generates even more heat.

Just like unskilled forex trading increases the risk of loosing your investments, in the same way an increase of spinning speed of hard drive increases the chances of disk overheating, which may result in motor failure. Installing a cooler fan will help to avoid overheating.

Shaking and bumping of hard drive are unacceptable since it is sensitive to vibrations and requires delicate handling. That is why you should not forget about basic precautions for handling this device, which by the way is required when working on forex as well. Failing the above, disk heads can be destructed followed by complete data loss. Therefore, you should transport and handle the disk with great care and caution.

If the electricity network is faulty and there are frequent power fluctuations, you can secure your hard disk by installing a special uninterruptible power supply unit. It is also advised that you copy crucial information to another carrier (DVD, CD etc.). After doing that you can rest assured that your data is safe, like you can be confident in successful work on currency stock exchange if you follow, study and analyze financial market news and adhere to the direction of its development.

Now about hackers and viruses. You should not forget that hackers are very advanced people in terms of technologies and related stuff, and there is no limit to their ingenuity. Viruses developed by hackers can destruct and infect all information on your hard drive or damage a part of it. So what is the way out? You can secure yourself from viruses by installing antivirus and regularly updating it. A probability of security and safety of your data in case you have a good and up-to-date antivirus increases manifold.

Another way of avoiding unnecessary damages to hard disk is to defragment your hard drive disk regularly. By doing that, your data will regroup in such a way that the speed of hard drive and chances of data recovery will rapidly rise. Please be careful when you work with different tools/utilities, and make sure that they are fully compatible with your operating system.

Only by following and adhering to the above tips you will get a positive and productive work from your computer and hard drive, just like the work of forex market. A work can be successful only if specific knowledge is correctly applied in practice. Even when the worst happens and you loose your data, first thing you should do is to contact a professional in the field of data recovery. Good luck!

Last modified on Thursday, 21 May 2015 17:27
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Viktor S., Ph.D. (Electrical/Computer Engineering), was hired by DataRecoup, the international data recovery corporation, in 2012. Promoted to Engineering Senior Manager in 2010 and then to his current position, as C.I.O. of DataRecoup, in 2014. Responsible for the management of critical, high-priority RAID data recovery cases and the application of his expert, comprehensive knowledge in database data retrieval. He is also responsible for planning and implementing SEO/SEM and other internet-based marketing strategies. Currently, Viktor S., Ph.D., is focusing on the further development and expansion of DataRecoup’s major internet marketing campaign for their already successful proprietary software application “Data Recovery for Windows” (an application which he developed).

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